This is where you can see an entire year of News 8 Golden Apple surprises. Thank you to all our great teachers and those who nominated them.
Penfield High School Teacher Jennifer Marren went to great lengths to help an at-risk student, all while she herself faced serious personal challenges. That student wanted to say thank you. Here's our surprise beginning to end.
Gena Stoll-Ewart is a Language Teacher at McQuaid Jesuit High School. She was touched when she received a News 8 Golden Apple Award. She did not appreciate us barging into her classroom to surprise her!
Here's where you can watch our entire surprise for Special Education Teacher Meagan Harris at Rochester's School of the Arts. She was nominated by 8th grader Byron Carter.
Special Education Teacher Stephanie Scism from Monroe 1 BOCES has dealt with just about everything these past past few years. But this cancer survivor didn't know what to do when we surprised her with a News 8 Golden Apple Award at the Jefferson Road School in Pittsford. Here's our entire surprise.
Tonight a little Rochester boy has a special message for his teacher. Here's where you can watch our entire surprise of Julie Grantham at School No.33.
The surprise was on us at Rochester School No.50! We were on our way to give Ruth Moss-Clark a News 8 Golden Apple Award when she walked out of her room and right toward us! Mrs. Moss-Clark was nominated by seventh grader Shawnte Arterberry. She was in Mrs. Moss-Clark's class two years ago.
Kevin Doran is with 240 kids from Caledonia Mumford Middle School. They are hiding in the cafeteria waiting to surprise Bette Amico with a Golden Apple Award!
Katie Paxton-Johnson was nominated for a News 8 Golden apple Award by all the students and parents in her classroom at Quest Elementary in Hilton. Here's our surprise beginning to end!
Tonight we surprise a Social Worker and her Therapy Dog with a News 8 Golden Apple Award Winner. Anissa Libardi works at Rochester School No. 29. She was nominated by Roberts Wesleyan student Keniel Ferguson. This is where you can see our surprise beginning to end.
Universal Pre-K Teacher Ann Lee Walker has been teaching in Brockport for almost 33 years! Katherine Marham asked us to give her a News 8 Golden Apple Award on behalf of her daughter Aeris. Here's our surprise beginning to end.
We pulled off a triple surprise at Cosgrove Middle School in Spencerport! Jacqueline Tarnowski, Denice Welch and Peggy Lingeman all received News 8 Golden Apple Awards thanks to a letter we got from tyler Daniels' family. Here's our surprise from beginning to end.
Kristen Malone is a First Grade Teacher at the Jefferson Road School in Pittsford. With the help of student Rudy Antonucci and his family, we surprised her. Here's where you can watch our surprise beginning to end.
We have a very unique News 8 Golden Apple surprise! Janet DeBack is Activities Director at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home. She was nominated by Dr. James Brooks because of the work she's done with a continuing education program through the University of Rochester. Here's our entire surprise beginning to end.
Alison Skvarla teaches music at Flower City School No.54. This where you can see our entire Golden Apple surprise from beginning to end!
The Torres triplets nominated their first grade teacher at the Charles Finney School for a News 8 Golden Apple Award. Here's our surprise of Rita Tederous from beginning to end.
Rochester Police Officer Dom Paz teaches Criminal Justice at the Everest Institute. We surprised him in the middle of class, thanks to a great letter from graduate Brenda Hernandez. You can watch our entire surprise beginning to end.
St. John Fisher Senior Tiffany LaPrade asked us to give her mentor a Golden Apple Award. We surprised First Grade Teacher Kathleen Chambers on Tiffany's last day in class with her. Here's a complete surprise from Lincoln Elementary School in Newark.
Senior Travis Finger says nobody at school understood him, until he met Teaching Assistant Angie Davis at the Holley Alternative High School. Here's our surprise from beginning to end!
Hilton High School Special Education Teacher Joelle Cain changed Brianna Bell's attitude about coming to school. Brianna asked us to help her say thank you to her favorite teacher. Here's our entire surprise beginning to end.
Kevin Doran was with Bryanna Houser and her entire family at Midlakes Primary School to surprise her mom, Heather Kerr, with a Golden Apple Award.
A student from TC Armstrong Middle School in the Wayne Central School District wanted to give her favorite teacher a Golden Apple Award and she had a great idea about how to do it. Watch as Kevin Doran honors Erin Lincoln.
We really pulled off a great Golden Apple surprise this week. Kevin Doran snuck up on Antonio Selvaggio right in the middle of a school-wide assembly. Here's the surprise from Leary Elementary in Rush.
Olie Olson teaches Metal Arts at the Mount Morris Career and Tech Center. He was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by Tyler Flynn. Tyler graduated last year but didn't forget Mr. Olson. Here's our entire surprise beginning to end.
Christina Coccia teaches at Hillside Family of Agencies' Halpern Educational Center in Webster. She was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by one of her students, 11 year old Clovis Meikle. Here's our surprise!
This is where you can watch our surprie at Victor Senior High School beginning to end! 8 students nominated Math Teacher Kimberly O'Rourke for News 8 Golden Apple Award.
We surprise Pittsford Sutherland High School math teacher Dwayne Cerbone with this week's Golden Apple Award. Senior Lee Drinkwater nominated him for being a great teacher.
Tiffany Alston-Morgan teaches in the ABC Focus Program. She was nominated by student Christian Gibson who says Tiffany inspired him to get his GED. Here you can see our surprise from beginning to end!
We surprised Wilson Magnet High School Assistant Principal Lisa Traficante-Loncao at a school-wide presentation.
Mary Dickinson was nominated for a Golden Apple Award on behalf of the entire staff at Holy Childhood. We tricked her into walking right into our surprise in the school cafeteria. Watch here to see the surprise beginning to end!
We snuck on Laura Delehanty at Rochester's East High School. She was nominated by ninth grader Ericka Green. This is where you can see our entire surprise from the moment we walked in Mrs. Delehanty's classroom door!
This is where you can watch us surprise Melyssa Mantell, a Teacher in the Life Prep@Naz program. Melyssa was nominated for a Golden Apple Award by student Colleen McMaster.
This is where you can see our entire surprise at Rochester's Monroe High School. Science Teacher Andrea Tutino was nominated by student Janie Williams. Janie says Miss Tutino has never given up on her!
Each school year we receive hundreds and hundreds of News 8 Golden Apple Award nominations from our viewers asking us to say thank you to their favorite teachers. Here's a look back at an entire school year of teacher surprises!
Webster Thomas High School grad Nino Garzone came all the way back from Florida to help us surprise School Counselor Susan Stacy with a News 8 Golden Apple Award. This is where you can see it beginning to end.
This is where you can watch us surprise Melanie Cody at Bloomfield Elementary School. She was nominated for a News 8 Golden Apple Award by former student Gordon Kornbau.
We were asked by two families to surprise Susan Welch with a News 8 Golden Apple Award. Here's the whole thing beginning to end from Pine Brooke Elementary School in Greece!
Aylin Rivera got the surprise of her life when we walked in on her at Monroe High School in Rochester. She was nominated by four students. Here's our News 8 Golden Apple surprise beginning to end!
Livonia Elementary School Principal Matthew Cole was nominated for a News Golden Apple Award by Amy Hogle and her 10 year old son Owen. The Hogle's wanted to thank Mr. Cole for everything he's done to help Owen succeed in school. Owen's teacher, Linda Veldhuizen, helped us surprise the Principal. This is where you can watch it begining to end.
We surprised Lee Doohan on her next to last day of work at Mendon Center Elementary School. After overcoming some health problems Lee has recovered completely and is leaving to get married out of state. Lee was nominated by former student Bridget Welch. Watch our surprise from start to finish!